Download and Fix Winsrv.admx

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing Winsrv.admx files. Situations like that can occur, for example, during a software installation process. Each software program requires certain resources, libraries, and source data to work properly. Corrupted or nonexistent Winsrv.admx file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

Winsrv.admx file Windows Group Policy Language-neutral. The file was developed by Microsoft for use with Windows software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of Winsrv.admx related errors on your device. You can also download Winsrv.admx file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista

File info

General information
Filename Winsrv.admx
File extension ADMX
Type System
Description Windows Group Policy Language-neutral
Software
Program Windows 10
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 10
Details
File size 1342
Oldest file 2006-11-02
MIME type application/xml
Winsrv.admx

There are various types of errors related to Winsrv.admx file. Winsrv.admx file may be located in wrong file directory on your device, may not be present in the system, or may be infected with malicious software and therefore not work correctly. Below is a list of most common error messages related to Winsrv.admx file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • Winsrv.admx is corrupted
  • Winsrv.admx cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - Winsrv.admx
  • Winsrv.admx file error
  • Winsrv.admx file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register Winsrv.admx file:
  • Winsrv.admx file could not be loaded
  • Winsrv.admx file doesn't exist

Winsrv.admx

Error

Application could not be started because Winsrv.admx file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.

OK

Problems related to Winsrv.admx can be addressed in various ways. Some methods are meant only for advanced users. If you don't have confidence in your skills, we suggest consulting a specialist. Fixing Winsrv.admx file errors should be approached with utmost caution for any mistakes can result in unstable or unproperly working system. If you have the necassary skills, please proceed.

Winsrv.admx file errors can be caused by various factors, so its is beneficial to try to fix them using various methods.

Step 1: Scan your computer for any malicious software

Virus Scan

Windows files are commonly attacked by malicious software that prevents them from working properly. First step in addressing problems with Winsrv.admx file or any other Windows system files should be scanning the system for malicious software using an antivirus tool.

If by any chance you don't have any antivirus software installed on your system yet, you should do it immediately. Unprotected system is not only a source of file errors, but, more importantly, makes your system vulnerable to many dangers. If you don't know which antivirus tool to choose, consult this Wikipedia article – comparison of antivirus software.

Step 2: Update your system and drivers.

Windows Update

Installing relevant Microsoft Windows patches and updates may solve your problems related to Winsrv.admx file. Use dedicated Windows tool to perform the update.

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "Windows Update" in the search field
  3. Choose the appropriate software program (name may vary depending on your system version)
  4. Check if your system is up to date. If any unapplied updates are listed, install them immediately.
  5. After the update has been done,restart your computer in order to complete the process.

Beside updating the system, it is recommended that you install latest device drivers, as drivers can influence proper working of Winsrv.admx or other system files. In order to do so, go to your computer or device producer's website where you will find information regarding latest driver updates.

Step 3: Use System File Checker (SFC) tool

System File Checker

System File Checker is a Microsoft Windows tool. As the name suggests, the tool is used for identyfing and addressing system file related errors, including those related to Winsrv.admx file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the Winsrv.admx file with properly working version. To use the tool:

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "cmd" in the search field
  3. Locate "Command Prompt" result – don't run it yet:
  4. Click the right mouse button and select "Run as Administrator" option
  5. Type "sfc /scannow" in console prompt to start the program and follow the instructions

Step 4: Restoring Windows system

Windows Recovery

Another approach is to restore system to previous state, before the Winsrv.admx file error occured. In order to restore your system, follow the instructions below

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "System Restore" in the search field
  3. Start the system restore tool – it's name may differ depending on version of the system
  4. The application will guide you through the process – read the messages carefully
  5. After the process has finished, restart your computer.

If all the above-mentioned methods failed and the Winsrv.admx file problem has not been resolved, proceed to the next step. Remember that the following steps are intended only for advanced users.

Download and replace Winsrv.admx file

The last solution is to manually download and replace Winsrv.admx file in appropriate folder on the disk. Select file version compatible with your operating system and click the "Download" button. Next, go to your web browser's "Downloaded" folder and copy the downloaded Winsrv.admx file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of Winsrv.admx file example directory paths.

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
  • Windows 8.1: ---
  • Windows 8: ---
  • Windows 7: ---
  • Windows Vista: ---

If the steps did not solve your Winsrv.admx file problem, you should consult a professional. A probability exists that the error(s) might be device-related and therefore should be resolved at the hardware level. A fresh operating system installation might be necessary – a faulty system installation process can result in data loss.

File versions list

Filename Winsrv.admx
System Windows 10
File size 1342 bytes
Date 2012-06-02
File details
MD5 b28573159bdea736f3bdff16604a4ad3
SHA1 841df32b7bed5eb01985b521f01931c2f1f6f4f4
SHA256 253011f5255ef7e5b271a9f813d68d8872d86abef9ffd0465b5419b309b35c14
CRC32 e407b32a
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
Filename Winsrv.admx
System Windows 8.1
File size 1342 bytes
Date 2012-06-02
File details
MD5 b28573159bdea736f3bdff16604a4ad3
SHA1 841df32b7bed5eb01985b521f01931c2f1f6f4f4
SHA256 253011f5255ef7e5b271a9f813d68d8872d86abef9ffd0465b5419b309b35c14
CRC32 e407b32a
Example file location ---
Filename Winsrv.admx
System Windows 8
File size 1342 bytes
Date 2012-06-02
File details
MD5 b28573159bdea736f3bdff16604a4ad3
SHA1 841df32b7bed5eb01985b521f01931c2f1f6f4f4
SHA256 253011f5255ef7e5b271a9f813d68d8872d86abef9ffd0465b5419b309b35c14
CRC32 e407b32a
Example file location ---
Filename Winsrv.admx
System Windows 7
File size 1342 bytes
Date 2012-06-02
File details
MD5 b28573159bdea736f3bdff16604a4ad3
SHA1 841df32b7bed5eb01985b521f01931c2f1f6f4f4
SHA256 253011f5255ef7e5b271a9f813d68d8872d86abef9ffd0465b5419b309b35c14
CRC32 e407b32a
Example file location ---
Filename Winsrv.admx
System Windows Vista
File size 1342 bytes
Date 2012-06-02
File details
MD5 b28573159bdea736f3bdff16604a4ad3
SHA1 841df32b7bed5eb01985b521f01931c2f1f6f4f4
SHA256 253011f5255ef7e5b271a9f813d68d8872d86abef9ffd0465b5419b309b35c14
CRC32 e407b32a
Example file location ---